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November 2019
 

01 November 2019

Minister Audley Shaw speaking at the official signing ceremony between USAID and NCB

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 01 Nov 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the official signing ceremony between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Commercial Bank of Jamaica (NCB), at the NCB Wellness and Recreational Centre, Phoenix Avenue, Kingston, on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Seated (from left) are Assistant General Manager, NCB, Stuart Reid; Deputy Chief of Mission, United States Embassy, John. W. McIntyre; Senior General Manager, NCB, Brian Boothe; and Assistant Administrator for the Latin America and the Caribbean Bureau,...


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Deputy Chief of Mission John W. McIntyre greets Minister Audley Shaw

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 01 Nov 2019    communications   
Deputy Chief of Mission, United States Embassy, John. W. McIntyre (left), greets Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, at the official signing ceremony between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Commercial Bank of Jamaica (NCB), at the NCB Wellness and Recreational Centre, Phoenix Avenue, Kingston, on Thursday, October 31, 2019. At centre is Senior General Manager, NCB, Brian Boothe. The signing of the Development Credit Authority Loan Portfolio Guarantee Agreement will assist Small and Medium Enterprises...


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Minister Audley Shaw converses with USAID's Assistant Administrator John Barsa

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 01 Nov 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), converses with Assistant Administrator for the Latin America and the Caribbean Bureau, USAID, John Barsa, at the official signing ceremony between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Commercial Bank of Jamaica (NCB), at the NCB Wellness and Recreational Centre, Phoenix Avenue, Kingston, on Thursday, October 31, 2019. The signing of the Development Credit Authority Loan Portfolio Guarantee Agreement will assist Small and Medium Enterprises across the Caribbean. SMEs...


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First place winner of the Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Poster Competition

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 01 Nov 2019    communications   
Manager of Big Tree Spices, Jessica Chin Loy (left), presents Tarrant High School student, Sasheka Wedderburn with a cheque valued at $15,000 for placing first in the Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Division (FSPID) poster competition. Occasion was an open day hosted by FSPID at the playfield of the Hope Gardens’ offices of the Ministry in Kingston on October 31.


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Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Division stages Open Day

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 01 Nov 2019    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), listens attentively to Acting Chief Food Storage Officer in the Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Division (FSPID), Tamara Moore at an open day hosted by FSPID, at the playfield of the Hope Gardens’ offices of the Ministry in Kingston on October 31.


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Open Day of the Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Division

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 01 Nov 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Audley Shaw (right), takes interest in an explanation on the role of the Veterinary Services Division (VSD) of the Ministry from Animal Health Technician at the VSD, Sharna Frater, at an open day hosted by the Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Division (FSPID), at the MICAF playfield, Hope Gardens’, Kingston on October 31.


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Minister Shaw Commends the Creation of the Development Credit Authority Loan Portfolio

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 01 Nov 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, has commended the creation of the new funding facility developed by the National Commercial Bank (NCBJ) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), aimed at providing capital for Small and Medium Sized Entities (SMEs). Speaking yesterday at the signing ceremony for the Development Credit Authority Loan Portfolio Guarantee Agreement, at NCB’s Wellness Centre in Kingston, Minister Shaw said the new facility is another step in the right direction of placing low-interest funding in the...


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Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), interacts with Tarrant High School student, Brianna Robertson, at an open day hosted by the Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Division (FSPID), at the playfield of the Hope Gardens’ offices of the Ministry in Kingston on October 31. At centre is a representative from Caribbean Dreams, Shaquiera Cohall, one of the sponsors and exhibitors at the event .

Established food safety programme in place to protect country against animal and plant diseases

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 01 Nov 2019    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, says Jamaica has an active food safety programme to safeguard the country against the spread of plant and animal diseases that pose threats to consumers and threaten trade relations and economies. Addressing an open day hosted by the Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Division (FSPID), at the playfield of the Ministry’s Hope Gardens’ offices in Kingston on October 31, Minister Shaw noted that several policies undergird Jamaica’s food safety programme. They include a National Plant Health Policy and...


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Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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